"The huge amount of spatial debris that is generated is a real problem for active satellites."
Italian Space Agency
""It was the start of the conquest of space by the Soviets, which nobody was expecting""
Former ESA Director of Science
"We need new initiatives at the European level to deepen the functioning of the monetary union."
Vice- President, ECB
"I agree with the Trump policy about putting additional requests to China, because China can do more."
Former US Secretary of State
"France and Germany shouldn't be bullying the other 26."
MEP, Christian Democrats
"The tradition comes from the shepherds, who cooked their meat with dasarashi, between two slates."
Chef, Gabala Khanlar
"There’s one thing architects and politicians have in common: they both love big, expensive projects."
"There is no war in Senegal. But when you wake up in the morning and you have nothing to eat, this, too, is a kind of daily battle."
Opposition leader Raila Odinga's claims that Tuesday's general election was rigged has sparked upheaval in Kenya
Kenyan police have fired tear-gas at a group of 100 chanting supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, shortly after their political leader claimed "massive" electoral fraud
Kenya vote counting underway after presidential election
The victory gives Kagame, already in power for 17 years, a third term
Rwandan President Paul Kagame looks set for a third term as the country votes for a new president.
There is a claim the turnout figures in Venezuela's recent election for a new assembly were "tampered" with
Venezuelan authorities are urged not to use excessive force during an already 'extremely volatile situation,' after two opposition figures are seized from their homes in overnight raids
Badly trailing in the polls two months ahead of a general election, New Zealand's Labour party hopes its new, youngest-ever leader will revive its fortunes
Days of bloodshed in the lead-up to the vote saw at least 10 people lose their lives, and a march to honour the dead is scheduled for Wednesday.
EU slams 'excessive' use of force in Venezuela
Officials say over eight million people voted in Sunday's controversial election boycotted by the opposition and marred by violence.
Opposition supporters are protesting the controversial new assembly elections, which they see as a power grab by Maduro, who says they are Venezuela's only chance for peace.
The Venezuelan President is pressing ahead with Sunday's controversial poll for a new constituent assembly
Sergey Lavrov has downplayed the hype over President Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He says there may have been several other meetings between the two men at the G-20 summit.
Populist Khaltmaa Battulga owns a Genghis Khan-themed amusement park
The Asian nation holds its first-ever presidential runoff, after a campaign marred by corruption scandals.
Exit polls give PM Edi Rama and his Socialist Party victory in Albania's parliamentary election
Albania is holding parliamentary elections with all major parties set on readying for EU membership
Georgia's record-breaking congressional election will be decided today.
France's parliamentary election results reveal deep splits over strategy across opposition parties